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Aya Healthcare Promotes April Hansen to Group President, Workforce Solutions

May 24, 2021 | Press Releases

Aya Healthcare, a data-driven, market leader in healthcare staffing, announces the promotion of April Hansen, MSN, RN, to Group President, Workforce Solutions. In this role, Hansen oversees workforce solutions strategies across all brands, including strategic business development, program management, client services, recruitment process outsourcing and clinical services.

“April combines an entrepreneurial spirit, vision and creativity with exceptional execution skills,” said Alan Braynin, President and CEO of Aya Healthcare. “Under April’s leadership, we’ve built the most effective workforce solutions team in healthcare staffing.”

A strong proponent of lifelong learning, April created the Aya Scholars Program, the industry’s first clinical ladder and professional recognition model for travel nurses, to ensure their continued career growth. She also oversees the clinical and quality outcomes of more than 19,000 workers on assignment across the United States.

“The pandemic stretched our nation’s healthcare delivery organizations and staffing agencies to new limits,” said April Hansen, MSN, RN, Group President of Aya Healthcare. “I’m tremendously honored to work with healthcare leaders to design sustainable and innovative workforce strategies that will deliver high-quality talent into the future.”

She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Leaders and in the past served as an elected member of the Wisconsin Nurses Association Public Policy Committee. April was awarded the 2019 Wisconsin Nurse Leader of the Year, was named to Becker’s List of Rising Healthcare Stars in 2018, Staffing Industry Analyst’s “40 Under 40” list in 2019 and Staffing Industry Analyst’s Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing in 2020. April was published in the June 2019 edition of Nursing Administration Quarterly on disruption in healthcare and the role of nursing leadership. 

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